Fact of the Day: there are 200 religious buildings in Paris


Guess how many religious buildings are found in Paris…

200: this is the number of religious buildings in Paris. About half of them belong to the City of Paris which spends nearly 70 million euros every five years for their maintenance. Among the most famous churches are found: Notre-Dame Cathedral, Sacré-Cœur basilica in Montmartre, La Madeleine, Church of the Invalides, Sainte-Chapelle, St. Eustache, St. Clotilde, St. Augustin et St. Étienne-du-Mont.

Saint-Etienne du Mont © French Moments - Paris 2

Saint-Etienne du Mont church © French Moments

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Pierre is a French/Australian who is passionate about France and its culture. He grew up in France and Germany and has also lived in Australia and England. In 2014 he moved back to Europe from Sydney with his wife and daughter to be closer to their families and to France. He has a background teaching French and holds a Master of Translating and Interpreting English-French with the degree of Master of International Relations and a degree of Economics and Management.

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